One of the biggest gaffes during last night’s presidential debate came from the moderator, CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer, who accidentally referred to the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as “Obama bin Laden” while discussing Pakistan. Though this was one of the most talked about moments of the evening, for over twelve hours after the debate, there was no mention of the mistake on CBS News’ website where the posted transcript of the debate omits the exchange. Read More
Mitt Romney rolled out his running mate, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, at an event at the U.S.S. Wisconsin in Norfolk, Virginia this morning, but he made a slight mistake when introducing the man he hopes will serve as his vice president next year.
“Join me in welcoming the next President of the United States, Paul Ryan,” Mr. Romney said as his running mate took the stage.
Mr. Ryan began speaking and, a few moments later, Mr. Romney jogged back to the podium to acknowledge his slip of the tongue. Read More
While speaking at his fundraiser at the New Amsterdam Theater in Times Square tonight, President Barack Obama mixed up Mitt Romney with his father, former Michigan Governor George Romney. The president made the mistake when he was attempting to contrast his economic policies with those of the younger Mr. Romney.
“We are not going back to a set of policies that say you’re on your own and that’s essentially the theory of the other side. You know, George Romney,” the president said as the audience immediately burst into loud laughter. Read More